Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 77 70
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 130 329 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.01% 3.60% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 3.84% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 124 298 382
Median annual salary £61,750 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.92% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £48,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% -4.00% +5.93%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,078 8,572 9,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.53% 93.84% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,557 7,482 8,449
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 70 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.46%) Finance
3 35 (26.92%) Translating Business Requirements
4 34 (26.15%) SDLC
4 34 (26.15%) User Stories
5 32 (24.62%) Requirements Gathering
6 31 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (23.08%) Project Management
8 29 (22.31%) Workshop Facilitation
9 28 (21.54%) SQL
10 27 (20.77%) Project Delivery
11 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (18.46%) Scrum
13 22 (16.92%) Use Case
14 20 (15.38%) Business Case
15 19 (14.62%) Degree
15 19 (14.62%) Banking
16 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
16 18 (13.85%) Test Scripting
17 17 (13.08%) DevOps
17 17 (13.08%) Scenario Testing
17 17 (13.08%) Feasibility Study
18 16 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
19 15 (11.54%) Power Platform
20 14 (10.77%) Power BI
20 14 (10.77%) Process Management
21 13 (10.00%) Front Office
21 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
22 12 (9.23%) SQL Server

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.62%) IIS
2 4 (3.08%) Confluence
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.77%) Appian
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.77%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) Power Platform
2 10 (7.69%) AWS
3 8 (6.15%) Azure
4 6 (4.62%) SaaS
5 4 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.54%) Power Automate
6 2 (1.54%) Serverless
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.77%) GCP
7 1 (0.77%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.77%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.77%) SAN
2 1 (0.77%) VPN
2 1 (0.77%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) Power BI
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.15%) Tableau
4 7 (5.38%) Big Data
5 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.08%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.08%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.77%) Looker
8 1 (0.77%) MySQL
8 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.77%) GitLab
3 1 (0.77%) JMeter
3 1 (0.77%) Protractor
3 1 (0.77%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 50 (38.46%) Finance
2 19 (14.62%) Banking
3 13 (10.00%) Front Office
4 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 6 (4.62%) Private Banking
5 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Advertising
6 3 (2.31%) International Banking
7 2 (1.54%) Games
7 2 (1.54%) Law
8 1 (0.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (66.15%) Analyst
2 79 (60.77%) Business Analyst
3 35 (26.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Project Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Applications Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.62%) Applications Support Specialist
8 6 (4.62%) CRM Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) Web Services
2 7 (5.38%) .NET
3 5 (3.85%) FpML
4 2 (1.54%) HTML
4 2 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (0.77%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.77%) CSS
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
5 1 (0.77%) JSON
5 1 (0.77%) Kafka
5 1 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.77%) PySpark
5 1 (0.77%) React
5 1 (0.77%) WSH
5 1 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.38%) User Experience
4 6 (4.62%) PMI
5 5 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.85%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.31%) Robotics
7 2 (1.54%) Derivative
7 2 (1.54%) Equities
7 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.77%) PKI
8 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 6 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
3 1 (0.77%) Unix
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) Translating Business Requirements
3 34 (26.15%) SDLC
3 34 (26.15%) User Stories
4 32 (24.62%) Requirements Gathering
5 31 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (23.08%) Project Management
7 29 (22.31%) Workshop Facilitation
8 27 (20.77%) Project Delivery
9 24 (18.46%) Scrum
10 22 (16.92%) Use Case
11 20 (15.38%) Business Case
12 18 (13.85%) Test Scripting
13 17 (13.08%) DevOps
13 17 (13.08%) Feasibility Study
13 17 (13.08%) Scenario Testing
14 16 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
15 14 (10.77%) Process Management
16 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) SQL
2 10 (7.69%) Python
3 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.31%) C#
4 3 (2.31%) Java
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) VBA
6 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.31%) MiFID
4 2 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.54%) EMIR
4 2 (1.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.77%) IFRS
5 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) Docker
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.08%) Databricks
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle
2 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.31%) Kofax
4 1 (0.77%) Apple
4 1 (0.77%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (0.77%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco
4 1 (0.77%) Citrix
4 1 (0.77%) HP
4 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.77%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.77%) Pega
4 1 (0.77%) UiPath
4 1 (0.77%) VMware
4 1 (0.77%) Yardi